Issue 8 and Volume 63.

NEW ENGLAND NOTES. Specially reported for FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING, by H. Belknap, Boston, Mass. F. A. Hinchcliffe has been elected president of the Beverly Firemen’s Relief Association. T. J. Carmody has been appointed fire commissioner at Holyoke, Mass., to succeed J. H. O’Connell. Thomas C. Rrackcn, Lawrence E. Rcif and Col. George D. Post have been appointed fire commissioners at New Haven, Conn. Jeremiah Foster has been re-elected water commissioner at Gloucester, Mass., by an unanimous vote of the municipal council. Chief Pomphret, of Chicapee, in his annual report states that several bridges in the town are unsafe for the passage of fire apparatus. The Whittaker & Bacon mill at Chapinville, a short distance from Northboro, Mass., was destroyed by fire on January 28 with a very heavy loss. Captain William Pratt, of Ladder 2 of the Revere, Mass., fire department, fell through a burning floor and injured his…

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